(or possibly Rufinus, cf. [1. 163 f.4]). Son of a freedman of Caesar (cf. [2. I 56]), whom the latter left behind in Alexandria  in 47 BC as the commander of three legions. R.'s characterization as Caesar's 'lover' (exoletus: Suet. Iul. 76,3) is likely to be polemical.
1 P. Graindor, La Guerre d'Alexandrie, 1931
2 H. Solin, Die stadtrömischen Sklavennamen, 1996.
G. Geraci, Genesi della provincia romana d'Egitto, 1983, 26 f.
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Ameling, Walter (Jena),
Brill’s New Pauly
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